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>>> mitt romney disavows obama care. is it the same health care plan the former governor sold to massachusetts? i will talk to the architect of both plans in minutes. >>> the president's meeting with the leader of iraq. exactly what kind of military help is that country seeking from the u.s., and will it happen? >>> in office politics, down to its last days? i talked to cnbc's carl quintanilla about the problems with blackberry. >>> and how much money could this work of art fetch? it's in today's list of number ones. >>> hello, everyone. it's high noon here in the east, 9:00 a.m. out west. welcome to "weekends with alex witt." he's back with a whole lot to say. mitt romney on today's "meet the press," talking about the comparisons between romney care in massachusetts and obama care. >> and perhaps the most important lesson the president failed to learn was you have to tell the american people the truth. what when he told the american people you could keep your health insurance if you wanted to keep that plan, period, he said that time and again, he wasn't telling the truth. i
obama plans to visit jfk's grave site as the nation marks the 50th anniversary of kennedy's assassination this week. first lady michelle obama will join the president at a wreath laying ceremony along with bill and hillary clinton. >>> mitt romney running mate paul ryan made his first visit to iowa since the pair's failed bid for white house last year, and ryan fielded speculation about a potential about a 2016 run. >> jen and i got to come, see a lot of old friends, see people we made, see some good memories. maybe we should come back and do this more often. people are really friendly here. i'll tell you. >> in a recent interview with the "des moines register," ryan said he would take a hard look at 2016 once he's through this current term in congress. >>> back to the health care law where president obama's one-year extension of plans have done little to settle debate on capitol hill and main street. nancy pelosi talked about the possible political impact on today's "meet the press." >> democrats won't lose seats next year over obama care? >> i don't think you can tell wh
in. alex? >> dylan, thank you for that. president obama and the first lady giving a why ranging interview. the president addressed concerns about the health care rollout and questions about his legacy. >> every president in their second term is, you know, mindful, you only have a limited amount of time left. you want to make sure you are squeezing every last ounce of energy you have to try to deliver on the commitments you made to the american people. >> president obama's self-imposed deadline is fast approaching for healthcare.gov. with the midnight deadline looming, people will start to have a better experience by then. key parts of the site will be down for maintenance and repairs. the president will unveil a new national security strategy early next year. a letter was released friday. the president is expected to update the strategy outline and describe the national security priorities for the remainder of his term. and the top u.s. commander in afghanistan is apologizing to hamid karzai for the drone strike that killed one child and injured two women. nato will investigate.
's miguel almaguer, thanks. >>> let's go to politics. new today, president obama sending this message to both parties in congress. work together to pass a budget. >> here's the bottom line. congress should pass a budget that cuts things we don't need and closes wasteful tax loopholes that don't help create jobs so that we can free up resources for the things that do create jobs and growth. building new roads, building new bridges and schools and airports. that creates jobs. >> meantime, republicans are doubling down today on the problems that be have plagued the obama care website with senator dan coats of indiana delivering the weekly gop response. >> too many americans still cannot even access the online exchanges and for the few that have, their experiencing sticker shock. the president told us that obama care is more than a website. i agree. it it is more than just a website and the problems run far deeper than a few technological glitches. >> well, the white house released a progress report late friday on the website fix saying it is improving with users now waiting an average of
care launch. obama met with insurance company executives to brainstorm. the white house is looking for options to ensure fewer americans face cancelled poli polici policies. nbc's kristen welker is live at the white house. the president said he wants to make sure people know exactly what their options are so just what are their options? >> reporter: insiders say it could be days before insurance companies know how to proceed. in the meantime they're urging policy holders to be patient but proactive. debra is one of the millions of americans who got a letter from a insurance company cancelling her health care plan because it doesn't meet the requirements. >> i nearly fell out of the chair. it was a huge shock. >> reporter: while she welcomed president obama's announcement that he will allow insurance companies to renew old plans for a year she's skeptical. >> to me a fix would be if you like your plan, you can keep your plan, period. >> reporter: many insurance companies are fuming, saying the president passed a political hot potato onto them. on friday insurance ceos met with the p
? >>> president obama in a new and wide-ranging interview. he talks about his second term goals and what he will be extraordinarily proud of. the battle at the christmas box office. it's not just for kids anymore. a new look at why filmmakers are changing their approach this year. at points it got ugly, but did the black friday main event score for the big retailers? we have new numbers to report today. >>> hey there, everyone. it's high noon in the east. 9:00 a.m. in the west. a desperate search and rescue operation is under way in glasgow, scotland, after a police helicopter crashed into a roof of a pub filled with patrons last night. eight are confirmed dead including all three people on the helicopter. here's how one of the patrons described the crash. >> there was no sign of fire whatsoever. but i had noticed just before the cloud of dust took over the whole pub, that the skeeling had fallen onto the bar or the central bit of the pub. and that's when we realized things were serious. >> i'm joined by correspondent martin guysler about a block away from the scene of this crash. martin, x
rain. >> thank you, dylan. to politics. new this morning, president obama is kicking off a renewed economic push by highlights the gains the country has seen since taking office. he's also calling out his opponents. >> imagine how much farther along we could be if both parties were working together. think about what we could do if a reckless feud didn't hold the economy hostage every few months. >> meantime, the white house is giving americans more time to sign up for health insurance, following problems with the obama care website. consumers will have an extra eight days to sign up for coverage january 1st. joining me now, defense reporter juana summers and ed o'keefe. your latest article is focusing on all the fallout. now that the senate is filibuster proof, if you will, what kind of doors does this open for the obama administration. >> sure. conceivably senate democrats could push through a bunch of nominees much more quickly than they would have otherwise. in speaking with democratic aid don't, they said we still have to follow the rules. still always the possibility that refe
state that had just re-elected barack obama a year ago by 17 points. that was nearly a 40-point turn around between voting for a democrat at the top of the ticket and voting for a republican. >> meanwhile, voa vote is expecd in the house this week that would allow people to keep their current health insurance if they like it. it would allow insurance companies to continue offering insurance plans they say need to be scanceled because they don't meet obama care standards. elise, let's talk about the gop controlled house, which is pushing this bill. is it purely politically motivated? does it actually stand a chance of passing in some form through the dem-controlled senate? >> probably not, but we're definitely going to have to keep tabs on those numbers. the number of democrats who decide to back the plan. we've already seen several vulnerable lawmakers say they would do this when about six months or a year ago there's no way they would have backed a change like this. it will definitely pass the house. i think the crucial number is the number of vulnerable democratic lawmakers who cho
's something jeb bush said a year ago during the campaign that you know, and that's something president obama has said, as well. i think you know, people go on a show like leno to try to broaden their appeal and soften their edge. cruz faced a few tough questions from leno and i think he handled it fairly well, but you know, he sort of tried to say i'm not so extreme. the only reason i shut down the government was because president obama refused to negotiate on the bigger budget principles. but at the same time, i think leno did expose some of the points that ted cruz is trying to get away from with his father saying extreme comments and gay marriage. cruz didn't answer those, as well. it will be interesting to see how his appeal is able to broaden or not or whether he stays limited to the tea party base. >> listen to more of what he did say on the show. lawrence, take a listen. >> i think americans are deeply frustrated. that washington is broken. and i think it's a bipartisan problem. i mean, i think the biggest divide we have is not between republicans and democrats. it is between entrench
step, it achieves a great deal. >> president obama hails a deal with iran. does that mean any nuclear fears about that country are over? it depends on whom you ask. >> what was concluded in geneva last night is not a historic agreement. it's a historic mistake. >> if this step, first step, leads to what is our ultimate goal, which is a comprehensive agreement, that will make the world safer. >> so is the world more dangerous or safer? and what exactly is the deal? we have reports from switzerland, israel, washington, and london. >>> back in the states, a deadly storm. freezing rain, snow, and winds through the southwest, heading east in time for the holiday. details in a live report. >>> hello, everyone. welcome. it's high noon here in the east, 9:00 a.m. out west. welcome to "weekends with alex witt." new reaction from john rkerry ad others reached a deal with iran over its nuclear program. it comes after tense negotiations in geneva, switzerland. >> when you're dealing with nuclear weapons, it's not an issue of trust. as the old saying goes, trust but verify. verification is the key
and injured two tsa officers. i received a call not long ago from president obama who not only shared with me his cole doll lenses. it could have been much worse if agents on the scene weren't well prepared for emergency situations. >> not more than three weeks ago we took every one of our officers, patrol officers and a couple hundred officers from the los angeles police department and we practiced the exact scenario that played out today. >> in just a few minutes, we'll have a live report from los angeles and new details about the suspected shooter. but first to politics. new this morning, president obama sending this message to both parties in congress. work together to pass a budget. >> here's the bottom line. congress should pass a budget that cuts things we don't need and closes tax loopholes that don't help create jobs so we can free up resources for the things that do create jobs and growth. building new roads. building new bridges and schools and airports. that creates jobs. >> too many americans still cannot even access the online exchanges and for the few that have, they are experi
act. president obama late friday to keep soon to be canceled plans. an 11th hour effort to make good on a promise the president made when campaigning for the law. the big problem is communication. he wants to make sure that americans understand their options. >> we want to make sure that we get this done so that in the years to come every american is going to have the kind of affordable health care they all deserve. >>> meantime, the president witnessed a major defection in his own ranks. a bill by fred upton hit the floor yesterday, it would seriously alter health care and democra a majority of republicans voted. 39 democrats broke ranks to support that bill which prompted passionate debate. >> millions of americans, its cancellations today, sticker shock tomorrow. remember the old days when pre-existing conditions were discriminated against, this bill brings back that practice. >> joining me now for more on this defense reporter for politico. and ed okeith. ed, let's start with the meeting with insurers and what came out of that meeting? >> several have said that this is a very dif
, atlanta. >> from there to politics. new today, president obama is kicking off a renewed economic push by highlighting the country has seen since taking office and also calling out his opponents. >> imagine how much farther along we could be if both parties were working together. think about what we could do if a reckless few didn't hold the economy hostage every few pooh months? or waste time on dozens of votes to repeal the affordable care act rather than try to help us fix it. >> on tuesday, the president will address the economy during a visit to southern california and the white house will employ vice president biden and cabinet members to highlight economics gains. the white house is giving americans more time to sign up for health insurance. they'll have an extra eight days to sign up for coverage beginning january 1st. the deadline now being extended to december 23rd from there to geneva, critical discussions to broker an concern nuclear deal continuing into this weekend. secretary of state john kerry arrived in switzerland earlier today where he joined the negotiations with mi
obama spoke to benjamin netanyahu about iran's nuclear program. he assured him that the u.s. remains committed to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. secretary of state john kerry is in geneva for another round of negotiations. there's not enough time this year to tackle immigration reform. kevin mccarthy of california said he's committed to working on immigration next year. >>> president obama spoke in on major infrastructure projects like ports, roads, and airports. >> if we help our business grow and children reach a little higher, then the economy is going to grow faster. we'll rebuild our middleclass stronger. the american dream will be real and achievable not just for a few. not just for today but decades to come. >> the gop isn't letting up on troubles. house republicans plan to introduce new legislation next week. todd young delivered this week's gop address. >> next week the house will take up the keep your health care act, which will will ensure plans available today in the individual market, can continue to exist. no one should have to go to their inbox or mailbo
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